Tag Archives: Quality Transitions (Archive)

Summer Kindergarten Conquerors

Hooray, it’s summer! Transitional kindergarten students have finished the first year of a two-year kindergarten program. Now, it’s on to the next adventure! Instead of looking at summer as a vacation from all things academic, it provides the perfect scenario … Continue reading

TK Students Finish Strong

Transitional kindergarten students will soon be done with the first year of a two-year kindergarten program! TK students are not expected to master kindergarten curriculum. However, they should have had opportunities for a wide variety of experiences and exploration that … Continue reading

Summer Counts for Numeracy

Summer is just around the corner which means summer vacation! For teachers and parents, summer can represent time off work, more recreation time outside, or the possibility of taking a trip out of town. However, all teachers, including preschool, TK, … Continue reading

Rhythm, Regulation and ACEs

We have good news and bad news here in Shasta County. The bad news first: we have much higher ACE scores than the rest of our state. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are defined as stressful or traumatic events that can … Continue reading

Visual and Performing Arts and Active Learning

Children are active learners who thrive when given opportunities and challenges, so art experiences for children are more about the process than the product. We often think of performing arts with children having to take place on a stage. But, … Continue reading